Independent Chairman of the BoardMr. Thomas R. Sloan is Independent Chairman of the Board of BNC Bancorp since May 19, 2009. He was previously employed as an internal consultant with Essilor Laboratories of America, an optical equipment and supply company, until 2003. Prior to 2003, he was the Chairman of Essilor Laboratories of America. Mr. Sloan has served as a director of the Company and the Bank since 2006 and has over 15 years of banking experience. Mr. Sloan earned a B.S. and M.S. in Optics from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University. He has attended several NCBA Director Assemblies and the NCBA Directors College and numerous NCBA seminars. Mr. Sloan serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Rochester and chairs the Executive Committee of the Board. Mr. Sloan has served on the board of the following companies Precision Fabrics Group, Inc. Piedmont Pharmaceuticals, Inc. AgData, Inc. Mediwave Star Technology, Inc. and Bioptigen, Inc., none of which are publicly traded. The Board believes that Mr. Sloans strong leadership attributes and indepth knowledge of business operations and strategy qualify him to serve on the Board.
Age: 70 Chairman Since 2009